Same sex marriage

Officials investigate the scene where a suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 21, 2018 - 7:22 pm
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Authorities say that Austin police approached the bombing suspect in his SUV early Wednesday, banging on his car window. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference Wednesday evening that within...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government expressed disappointment Thursday that Bermuda has abolished same-sex marriage, but said it would have been wrong to overturn the decision by the British island territory. Bermuda's Senate and House of Assembly passed legislation replacing same-sex marriage with...
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Supporters of presidential candidate Fabricio Alvarado, with National Restoration party, rally outside a polling station during general elections in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 05, 2018 - 1:22 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Two candidates with the same last name and opposing stances on gay marriage, an issue that came to dominate Costa Rica's presidential campaign, led election returns and appear headed to a runoff to decide who will be the Central American nation's next leader. With 94...
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A woman scrolls the electoral list in search of her voting table location during the presidential election in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 04, 2018 - 9:03 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Early returns from Costa Rica's presidential election put evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado in the lead Sunday night but falling well short of what he would need to avoid a runoff. With about 34 percent of the ballots counted, Alvarado was winning some 26.3 percent...
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Presidential candidates, from left, Antonio Alvarez Desanti of the National Liberation party, Carlos Alvarado Quesada of the Citizen Action party, Rodolfo Hernandez Gomez of the Social Christian Republican party, Rodolfo Piza of the Social Christian Unity party, Juan Diego Castro of the National Integration party, and Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration party, stand on the stage before a live, televised debate ahead of the presidential election, in San Jose, Costa Rica, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. If no candidate tops 40 percent in the Sunday vote, the first two finishers advance to a runoff scheduled for April 1. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 03, 2018 - 10:50 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — An international court ruling saying Costa Rica should allow same-sex marriage has upended the Central American nation's presidential race, turning an evangelical candidate who opposes it from an also-ran with just 2 percent support into the leading contender in Sunday's...
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In this May 10, 2017 file photo, a police officer escorts two men accused of having gay sex into a holding cell to wait for the start of their trial at the Shariah Court in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia's Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage. Revisions to Indonesia's criminal code being considered by Parliament would allow prison sentences of up to five years for sex between unmarried people and also criminalize gay sex, the bugbear of Indonesia's Islamic and secular political parties. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda, File)
February 01, 2018 - 9:27 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia's Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage. Revisions to Indonesia's criminal code being considered by Parliament would allow prison...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 22, 2016, file photo, Clay Hamilton, left, and Adrian Coman, a US-Romanian gay couple who were married in Belgium and seek legal recognition of their status in Romania smile during an interview with the Associated Press in Bucharest, Romania. The gay Romanian-American couple should enjoy the same rights as any married couple in the bloc, a top European Union legal adviser said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
January 11, 2018 - 8:30 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A gay Romanian-American couple should enjoy the same residency rights as other married couples in the European Union, a top EU legal adviser said in an opinion published Thursday. European Court of Justice Advocate General Melchior Wathelet said the key legal issue in the...
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In this photo provided by Rodney Croome, Lainey Carmichael, left, Roz Kitschke, right, and celebrant Jason Betts pose as they show Lainey and Roz's marriage certificate at their home in Franklin, south of Hobart, Australia Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Same-sex couples married in midnight ceremonies across Australia on Tuesday after the last legal impediment to gay marriage expired. (Rodney Croome via AP)
January 08, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Same-sex couples married in midnight ceremonies across Australia on Tuesday after the country's last legal impediment to gay marriage expired. Marriage equality became law on Dec. 9 with overwhelming support in Parliament, but Australia's requirement that all couples give...
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January 08, 2018 - 8:47 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky clerk who spent five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has filed for re-election. Kim Davis filed for re-election last week, according to documents on the Secretary of State's website. She had announced in November she planned...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 file photo, a customer purchases marijuana at the Harborside marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif., on the first day that recreational marijuana was sold legally in California. In January 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a 2013 Obama Administration policy pledging that federal authorities would not crack down on marijuana operations in states where they were legal as long as the states maintained tight regulations. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)
January 06, 2018 - 11:46 am
Lawmakers and others in Democratic-leaning states have been howling over the past year about actions by the Trump administration and congressional Republicans that they say have undermined states' rights. That includes promoting concealed carry legislation and attacking sanctuary status for...
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